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Iniala Beach House Interiors by A-cero

By : lau | 14 Apr 2014 7:18 pm | Featured, Restaurants & Bars

The A-cero architectural practice consisting of Joaquin Torres and Rafael Ilamazares designed the interior of a villa in the Iniala Beach House and its restaurant located in Phuket, Thailand on the coast area of the Natai Beach. The aquatic exterior and its turquoise palette is carried inside where the small luxury hotel uses artworks and furnishings with the same flowing motif. The complex is comprised of 10 villas and each of them was designed by different architects firms and A-cero…

Architecture for Resistance by Dionisio Gonzales

By : lau | 1 Apr 2014 5:26 pm | Featured, Other

Architecture for Resistance is a project created by the Spanish designer Dionisio Gonzales for his first solo exhibition at the Yusto/Giner art gallery in Marbella, Spain and it is a part of his latest design series called Dauphin Island. The title Architecture for Resistance comes from the fact that the structures are made of iron and concrete so that they can withstand natural disasters such as hurricanes and their interior can be used as beach houses, bunkers or even space…

Davos Hotel by OIKOS

By : lau | 1 Apr 2014 5:00 pm | Featured, Hotels & Spas

The Davos Hotel in Switzerland was designed by the OIKOS architectural practice from Munich and its oval façade was considered impossible to build by construction experts, but through the aid of digital modeling and parameterization techniques the designers created a façade system with no less than 62000 individual envelope pieces. The source of inspiration for the project is the shape of a pine cone and the designers had to join forces with the structural engineering firm of Wilhelm + Partner…

Villa 5 in Koh Samui

By : lau | 29 Mar 2014 9:42 pm | Featured, Homes

This wonderful contemporary villa is a holiday residence located on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand and it is a part of the Samujana villa complex which offers some of the most spectacular views in the country with nearby sandy beaches and coral reefs. The villa has an open design and it was created to offer the highest degree of luxury with four large en-suite bedrooms and a large terrace with a huge infinity pool with an L-shape with…

One Room Hotel in the Žižkov Television Tower

By : lau | 28 Mar 2014 8:12 pm | Featured, Hotels & Spas

The Zizkov Television Tower in Prague was occupied by the One Room Hotel transforming it from a landmark of the communist era into a contemporary setting with luxurious furnishings and modern technology. The hotel is 230 feet above the city streets and its exterior is in stark contrast with the interior offering a perspective of the city from the observatory placed on the tip of the tower. A floor below hosts the Oblaca restaurant and the hotel offers festive tables…

Wave House by Gunes Atakan Peksen

By : lau | 15 Mar 2014 4:32 pm | Featured, Homes

The architect and brand strategist Gunes Atakan Peksen based in Istanbul designed the Wave House in Turkey with a daring contemporary style described by him as: “Summer house concept of a wave form abstraction covers an individual lifestyle.” The geometry of the house is more than a symbol since it shapes the functions inside as well and a summer residence is all about enjoyment and relaxation so every part of it should make you live the moment. The structure offers…

Casa Veronica by Longhi Architects

By : lau | 25 Jan 2014 11:18 am | Featured, Homes

The practice of Longhi Architects designed this impressive residential project called Casa Veronica close to the beach in Pucusana, Lima, Peru offering a stunning deconstructivist design integrating the rocky landscape into the structure of the house creating a symbiosis between the architecture and the raw rocks. The house opens to a terrace with a swimming pool of almost 40 meters in length and this is the social area of the house, carved into the hill and with glass enclosures so…

W Hotel Verbier by Concrete Architectural Associates

By : lau | 23 Jan 2014 6:14 pm | Featured, Hotels & Spas

The first alpine and ski location of the W Hotel opened their doors recently in Verbier, Switzerland with an interior designed by the Concrete Architectural Associates studio and inspired by the carvings which the skis make through the snow. The interior is very exquisite and although the hotel is in the middle of the mountains the luxury and amenities make you feel as if in the middle of a cosmopolitan city with elements that try to either complement or contrast…

Swimming Pool Replica of an 18th Century Stradivarius Violin

By : lau | 23 Jan 2014 5:26 pm | Featured, Other

A swimming pool is also a landscaping element that can add elegance and originality to an area so this project offers us an exact replica in scale of a 1700s Stradivarius violin with all its details and intricacies such as the chords or cut-ins. Created by the Cipriano Landscape Design studio in collaboration with Custom Swimming Pools, the project includes all the attributes of the model such as the purlflings, f-holes, the bridge, strings, tailpiece and even a chin rest…

Floating House by Dymitr Malcew

By : lau | 20 Nov 2013 6:43 pm | Featured, Homes

The Floating House was designed by the architect Dymitr Malcew and it is a mobile structure that can be moved to different locations or docked at a marina or pier. The designer began the project from the idea of creating a structure that would impact its surroundings as little as possible while also providing a unique experience for the inhabitants. The project was designed for the developer H2orizon who is a specialist in floating structures and due to its unique…

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